Post Tagged with: "Dylan Flunker"

Moving Adventures
Family / Kids

Moving Adventures

It’s hard not to feel sad about leaving our old neighborhood. I’ll miss the little routines and memories you build in a place. But building new relationships is one way change happens and the way we build community.

It's ok that you're crabby, I'm adorable
Family / Parenting

Even grown-ups get grumpy

I know that I am not at my parenting best in these moments, nor am I a very good partner. I snap at the first sign of a toddler whine and if Little Bear throws food on the floor, my stern if-I-were-any-louder-I’d-be-yelling voice comes out. Even though it might feel good for a split second in the moment, that isn’t the sort of person I want to be.

Book Review |  Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices
Books / Culture / Family / Kids

Book Review | Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices

Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices (Fiona J. Green and May Friedman, eds. Demeter Press, 2013) was a thoroughly enjoyable book, featuring a mix of articles ranging from academic studies to personal reflections on parenting practices surrounding gender self-determination. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that it also […]

Laughing at rudimentary jokes. "Guess what's funny? Poop!"
Family / Kids / Parenting

Almost two

I’m currently writing this blog at the beginning of a week-long work trip. This will be the longest I have ever been away from my kid and I am currently feeling pretty bummed. I am going to miss her “Wake up Daddy, wake up!” in the morning and her demanding “Read a […]

Getting to Know You
Family / Kids / Parenting

Getting to Know You

Meet Dylan Flunker, the first in a clump of new regular contributors here at VillageQ! He’ll be filing monthly posts and we’re thrilled to have him aboard. ~VQ Eds   Welcome to VillageQ! My name is Dylan. I usually don’t look quite as fabulous as in this photo, but I’ve […]